20 most obnoxious quotes from college professors

20 most obnoxious quotes from college professors

As you read these quotes, ask yourself if someone who would say these sort of things should be allowed to shape and guide young, impressionable college students.

20) We need to think very, very clearly about who the enemy is. The enemy is the United States of America and everyone who supports it. —Haunani-Kay Trask, University of Hawaii at Manoa

19) Simply put: Thanksgiving is the day when the dominant white culture (and, sadly, most of the rest of the non-white but non-indigenous population) celebrates the beginning of a genocide that was, in fact, blessed by the men we hold up as our heroic founding fathers. …How does a country deal with the fact that some of its most revered historical figures had certain moral values and political views virtually identical to Nazis? — Robert Jensen, University of Texas at Austin

18) I think it is shameful that it is perceived as legitimate to solicit in an academic institution for support for men and women who have gone overseas to kill other human beings. I understand that there is a residual sympathy for service members, perhaps engendered by support for troops in World War II, or perhaps from when there was a draft and people with few resources to resist were involuntarily sent to battle. That sympathy is not particularly rational in today’s world, however. — Michael Avery, Suffolk University Law School

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